Information on Coronavirus

Coronavirus Cases in Andover -  As of December 1, 2020

Cumulative Cases Active Cases Reported Deaths
836
160 73*

During "Yellow" risk designation, cases updated each weekday. 

*Reported deaths includes deaths that occurred while an individual was in isolation after testing positive Coronavirus. Not all of these deaths were a result of Coronavirus; some were due to other causes determined by an attending physician. Coronavirus may or may not have been a contributing factor. 

Atria Marland Place Information

The Town of Andover is closely monitoring the COVID-19 cases at Atria Marland Place. 

                          

Current Marland Place Cases
As of 12/1/2020
Deaths 
50
9




The Town has been in constant communication with management, as well as partners in the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the Executive Office of Elder Affairs. 

In early November, when a cluster of cases was identified, Atria tested all residents and staff members. Since then, town public health officials have visited the facility and operational guidelines were developed for the facility.  Testing will continue at the facility, and the town will continue to remain in communication with management at Atria Marland Place as well as state regulators. 

The town will continue to provide updates to this situation. 


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Getting Tested for Coronavirus

Free asymptomatic testing is available for all Massachusetts residents as part of the Stop the Spread initiative.

Testing is available is Lawrence in partnership with Lawrence General Hospital, Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM. Testing is at 70 General Street. 



Coronavirus Prevention Tips

According to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and Centers for Disease Control, symptoms of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) include fever and respiratory illness, such as coughing and difficulty breathing. Symptoms of the virus are similar to those of seasonal flu.

The Andover Health Division wishes to provide residents with recommended actions from the CDC to take to protect themselves and others from the illness:

  • Wash hands frequently, with soap and water, for a minimum of 20 seconds.
  • Use alcohol-based hand sanitizing gels and liquids if soap and water are not readily available.
  • Do not touch your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Try to avoid close contact with anyone who is sick.
  • When sick yourself, stay home to protect others.
  • Always cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, and then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect areas and objects that are touched frequently, such as desks, phones, door handles, etc.
  • Wear a face covering.

Guidance on public meetings during the Coronavirus situation

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Andover Public Schools Information

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